Breezy new book reveals how to read nature’s own weather forecast

WEATHER   The Secret World Of Weather By Tristan Gooley (Sceptre £20, 384 pp) Here is the local weather forecast, presented by Mother Nature: sheep are huddling together, spiders are spinning smaller webs, the scarlet pimpernel flower is beginning to close its petals and aircraft vapour trails are spreading out across the sky. After studying The … Read more

How to read a balance sheet and find out if a company is financially sound

Making sense of a balance sheet is important when you’re deciding whether or not to buy shares, because you want to be sure a company you’re investing in is not heading for trouble. Tom Stevenson, investment director at Fidelity International, explains the basics of reading a balance sheet using drinks giant Britvic as his test … Read more

Bridgerton’s Rege-Jean Page ‘will read on CBeebies Bedtime Stories on Mother’s Day’

He’s won thousands of fans with his portrayal of the hunky Duke of Hastings. And Regé-Jean Page is now set to voice the childrens tale on this Sunday’s CBeebies Bedtime Stories as a special treat for Mother’s Day. The Bridgerton star, 31, will read Rain Before Rainbows during the show which has become a favourite of parents throughout … Read more

Jeremy Paxman claims ‘BBC is full of boring people doing boring jobs’ and ‘any fool’ can read news

‘BBC is full of boring people doing boring jobs’: Jeremy Paxman claims ‘any fool’ can read the news and launches attack on reporters who are more interested in being on television than ‘letting the story tell itself’  Jeremy Paxman said ‘any fool’ could read the news and attacked vain reporters more interested in being on … Read more

Sealed letter from the 17th century has been read for the first time WITHOUT opening it

A letter that was first sealed 300 years ago and has remained unopened since has been read for the first time thanks to scientists ‘digitally’ unfolding the paper. Using a highly sensitive X-ray scanner, a team from Queen Mary University of London examined the letter which was closed using a ‘letterlocking’ process – this involves … Read more

This Morning: Alison Hammond flustered as she struggles to read teleprompter

‘I can’t see the lines!’ Alison Hammond is flustered as she struggles to read the teleprompter on This Morning but Dermot O’Leary jumps in to help her By Roxy Simons For Mailonline Published: 13:12 GMT, 26 February 2021 | Updated: 14:31 GMT, 26 February 2021 Alison Hammond was left flustered when she was unable to … Read more

Birds can ‘read’ Earth’s magnetic signature so they don’t get lost

When migrating birds get lost, they can ‘read’ the signature of the Earth’s magnetic field well enough to find their way once again, a study has revealed. Researchers from the UK exposed Eurasian reed warblers to a fake magnetic signature — thousands of miles from their usual path — to see how they would react. Despite … Read more

Nature: Birds can ‘read’ the Earth’s magnetic signature and course correct if they get lost

When migrating birds get lost, they can ‘read’ the signature of the Earth’s magnetic field well enough to find their way once again, a study has revealed. Researchers from the UK exposed Eurasian reed warblers to a fake magnetic signature — thousands of miles from their usual path — to see how they would react. Despite … Read more